Sand Rivers Selous

Found on the banks of the Rufiji River, in the vast wilderness of the Nyerere National Park (previously Selous Game Reserve), Sand Rivers is a camp of rustic luxury. Possessing incredibly comfortable rooms that are open to the elements, you can expect an authentic wilderness experience laced with the exclusivity and service the camp has become known for.

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  • Emergency medical care

The camp provides a choice of 3 Hillside Suites and 5 Riverside rooms. All of the accommodation boasts open fronts, to enhance the authenticity of the experience of a stay. Perhaps one of the best things about a stay here is how close you feel to the surrounding wilderness, lying in your stone and thatch cottage, you can not only hear the hippos from your bed you can see them too. Enjoy romantic dinners spent under the stars, followed by drinks and laughs in the open lounge. Adjacent to the lounge and main area is the open air swimming pool, a perfect vantage point from which to view game at your leisure.

Getting There

Flights from Ruaha, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and northern Tanzani to the camp airstrip, Kiba, and around a 6 hour drive from Dar es Salaam.


Game drives, walking safaris, fishing, boating and fly camping.

Read what our previous clients thought of Sand Rivers Selous

Review of Sand Rivers Selous

Hannah Faucherand & Thomas Parker

We were there 4 nights and felt like we were leaving friends when we left! Can't fault it.

06/10/2015 Read full trip review

Review of Sand Rivers Selous

Stephanie Uren

We absolutely loved this camp, and the area in general. Jeff and Ilze were amazing hosts and really great company - you can tell they really love what they do. We really loved how isolated and wild the Selous is - landing on a red dirt airstrip with nothing else in sight was an amazing start to the adventure! Our guide, Hermide, was fantastic and unbelievably knowledgeable. We saw so…

04/12/2014 Read full trip review

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